Instructure, the company behind the Canvas learning management system, has released Canvas Data, a hosted data service for K-12 and higher education that enables them to analyze online teaching and learning activity.
The dream that was sustaining the first free state-wide e-portfolio initiative, which heralded great promise in Minnesota, has officially died. Users received e-mail in the last week of May announcing that free e-portfolios were being discontinued and that existing users would have to pay an annual subscription fee of $10 to keep their accounts active.
OpenStax College, the Rice University-based publisher of free, peer-reviewed textbooks, has partnered with the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Press to produce a new introductory microbiology textbook.
At a recent STEM mentoring workshop hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a few dozen middle school students had the opportunity to learn about programming robots.
IQ Onsite has launched a new app, Campus Ping, designed to improve response times in campus security situations.
Wearables have seen their eighth consecutive quarter of growth, with first quarter shipments of 11.4 million.
Criteo, a company that helps Web sites deliver personalized advertisements, has released a large machine learning dataset to the open source community for use in academic research and development of distributed machine learning algorithms.
A 5,700-student community college in Arizona recently received national recognition for its cyber-defense education programs.
Online courses should state the course objectives clearly and provide easy-to-use technology to maximize the chances of student success, according to a recent survey conducted by Eduventures.
Faculty and staff in the California Community Colleges will soon have access to online training on digital skills and tech tools.